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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Maxim(0.01067 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Maxim.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a saying that widely accepted on its own merits [syn: axiom]
2: English inventor (born in the United States) who invented
the Maxim gun that was used in World War I (1840-1916)
[syn: Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim]
English → English (gcide)
Maxim \Max"im\, n. [F. maxime, L. maxima (sc. sententia), the
greatest sentence, proposition, or axiom, i. e., of the
greatest weight or authority, fem. fr. maximus greatest,
superl. of magnus great. See Magnitude, and cf. Maximum.]
1. An established principle or proposition; a condensed
proposition of important practical truth; an axiom of
practical wisdom; an adage; a proverb; an aphorism.
'T is their maxim, Love is love's reward. --Dryden.
2. (Mus.) The longest note formerly used, equal to two longs,
or four breves; a large.
Syn: Axiom; aphorism; apothegm; adage; proverb; saying. See